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12 days of christmas

12 Days of Christmas Trail

Saturday 27th November –
Friday 24th December

Why not try and complete our back for 2021, 12 days of Christmas Trail around Kettering Town Centre shops. Grab a map from Kettering Swimming Pool and explore the town centre to find twelve clues in different shops and claim your treat.

Samll Business Saturday

Saturday 4th December

Small Business Saturday is a national campaign to encourage people to shop local and support their town centre, particularly small businesses and traders. Taking place on what is traditionally the busiest shopping day of the year, look out for special promotions and discounts. Show your support and grab a bargain!

small business saturday kettering

Kettering Christmas Markets

Saturday 4th, 11th & 18th December,
9am – 4pm
Market Place

A chance to find the perfect Christmas gift with all your favourite festive traders, plus entertainment throughout the town centre.

If you’re interested in having a stall at one of our Christmas Markets please email

FREE Town Centre Parking!

As part of the Christmas festivities, and to support local businesses, North Northamptonshire Council will be offering free parking in Kettering and Corby town centre on the following days in December:

  • all day on Saturday 4th, 11th and 18th December 2021, and
  • after 3pm on Thursday 25th November 2021 (existing measure in place in Kettering)
Free Car park Kettering

This is Kettering

Join in our #ChristmasinKettering campaign
and support your local town centre!

We’ll be using the Christmas period as a chance to promote what the whole of Kettering has to offer with a #ChristmasinKettering campaign. We’ll be using the This is Kettering Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages to show off offers and events from local businesses in the area. Make sure you get involved by using #ChristmasinKettering and we’ll help share your messages with you!

If you’d like to get involved or find out more about this campaign please email